Friday, 22 August 2014

Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an animal sanctuary in Wayanad, Kerala, south India. It is on the way from Mysore to Sultan Battery. A variety of large wild animals such as Indian Bisonelephantdeer and tiger are found there. There are also quite a few unusual birds in the sanctuary. In particular, Peafowl tend to be very common in the area.Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala. It is bestowed with lush green forests and rich wildlife. Also known as the  Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, this wildlife area houses some of the rare and endangered species of both flora and fauna.


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  2. This ecoregion houses India’s Largest elephant population. It also has the rare and endemic Niligiri tahr. The threatened tiger, leopard, sloth bear, gaur all roam here. The ghats also provides habitat to a rich variety of bird species, some of which include Nilgiri Wood-Pigeon, Malabar Grey Hornbill, White-Bellied Treepie, White-Bellied Shortwing, Grey-Headed Bulbul, Brachyophidium, Dravidogecko, Melanophidium and many more. Check out all rain forests in India also.